A Tale of Two Estates

  • David Downes


This paper gives an account of two public-sector housing estates in Sheffield. The two are adjacent to each other, share a number of facilities, and have very similar demographic characteristics; yet their crime profiles, as shown in recorded police statistics, are very different indeed.


Housing Market Allocation System Offence Rate Area Difference Career Criminal 
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